Frankenstein's monster becomes a metaphor for scientific advances run rampant.
Patients and health care professionals in Maine come together over a book.
Eyewitnesses tell their stories in a new documentary about segregation.
The city's heritage is retold in oral histories.
Humanities councils are strengthening our communities.
Dolley Madison, William Clark, and other historical figures headline in this summer's Chautauqua.
A new film captures the restless intellect of Benjamin Franklin.
Benjamin Franklin's papers reveal how he wooed the French to win our war.
A scholar talks about her forty-eight years with Franklin.
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Humboldt in the New World
Journeying through South America, Alexander von Humboldt sought nothing less than "the unity of nature."
By Anna Maria Gillis
Done with Tolstoy
Famed translators Pevear and Volokhonsky reach another milestone.
By Kevin Mahnken
A Workingman's Poet
Frankness and plain speaking made Carl Sandburg a celebrity.
By Danny Heitman
The Blue Humanities
In studying the sea, we are returning to our beginnings.
By John R. Gillis
Ralph Waldo Emerson
What accounts for Emerson's endurance as a writer?
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